AP Scholar Awards!
Seventy-seven Skaneateles High School seniors and recent graduates (from the Class of 2016) have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. Three of the 2016 graduates earned the additional designation of National AP Scholar.
The three National AP Scholars – all now off at college – are Dominic Grasso, Aimee La France and Vincent Viego. National AP Scholar is granted to students in the United States who earn an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more AP Exams.
The AP® Scholar Awards recognize high school students who have demonstrated exemplary college-level achievement on AP Exams. About 22 percent of the 2.2 million students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award.
Twenty-nine students (grads of 2016) qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. These students are:
Aimee La France
Jillian Van Leer
Five graduates of 2016 qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. These students are:
In addition, six current seniors qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. These students are:
Thirty-seven students – 22 from the Class of 2016 and 15 seniors who will graduate in 2017 -- qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with scores of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are:
AP Scholar 2016 grads
AP Scholar -- current seniors
In short, 21 of those who earned AP Scholar Awards are seniors who have another year of AP courses and exams to take. With another year of high school remaining, those 21 students could possibly earn a higher level AP Scholar award.